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Kayak Fishing Gear For Your New Kayak

Kayak Fishing Gear For Your New Kayak

Be sure to have all of the necessary kayak fishing gear after purchasing your new kayak. When a new kayak angler loads up that new kayak along with their kayak fishing gear, and heads for the water for the first time, something usually becomes apparent very quickly....
Amberjack Fish — Lots of Work But Even More Fun

Amberjack Fish — Lots of Work But Even More Fun

For anglers, there’s nothing quite like catching amberjack fish in Alabama. The big charter boat’s engines slowed down and the skipper turned the boat into the prevailing wind to keep the boat and the anglers aboard in the proper orientation to the structure on the...
Fishing Sheepshead in Alabama’s Inshore Reefs

Fishing Sheepshead in Alabama’s Inshore Reefs

Holiday colors for anglers are black and white—the colors of sheepshead. It was a day of bright sunlight, chilly wind, and clear water at the mouth of Mobile Bay.  Gulls and other water birds screeched. Big gas rig service boats passed by my anchored boat from time to...
Flounder Fishing in South Alabama

Flounder Fishing in South Alabama

Few Fishing Activities are More Rewarding Than Fall Flounder Fishing The little feeder creek was slowly emptying its water into the larger bayou as the afternoon falling tide pulled water out of the Mobile Bay marsh. Although I didn’t see any birds working or reds...
Fly Fishing Basics: A Different Way to Fish

Fly Fishing Basics: A Different Way to Fish

Maximize your fishing experience by learning the fly fishing basics There wasn’t even a ripple on the surface of the water. On this late afternoon, the whole world seemed at peace. I was determined to break this peace and quiet with a little bit of jerking on a line;...